Found December 28, 2011 on 60 Max Power O:
PLAYERS: Jeff Ireland
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins will need to decide what direction they will go along the sidelines next year. The decision of whether Tony Sparano will be coaching the Dolphins next year was decided a couple of weeks ago, relieving him of his coaching duties after losing to the Eagles 26-10 in week 14. Even though the Dolphins signed Sparano to a two year deal despite failing to lure a big name coach last off season like Jim Harbough, John Gruden or Bill Cowher, they made the move so they would not be in the same predicament. Some of these big names would not interview or listen to any Dolphin opportunities as long as the Dolphins had a coach under contract. Now that they have removed that obstacle which way do they go?

I feel the Dolphins can go in one of three directions for their next coach...


Dolphins send two players to the Pro Bowl !

The Dolphins got a pleasant surprise Tuesday night as they were informed offensive tackle Jake Long and wide receiver Brandon Marshall have been selected to the 2012 AFC Pro Bowl team, with Long earning a starter’s nod and Marshall chosen as a reserve. Long, was put on the IR today and now will miss the game but it is still an honour for him to have been named to his 4rth straight...

Brandon Marshall claims Revis benefits from “Jordan Rules”

Brandon Marshall isn’t shy about his desire to be matched up one-on-one against Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. Brandon Marshall's excited about the opportunity to face Darrelle Revis again. When Marshall signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2010 he openly spoke about his desire to visit “Revis Island.” In their earlier matchup this season Marshall pledged to become “A Monster...

Miami Dolphins’ Jake Long, Brandon Marshall selected for Pro Bowl

Dolphins offensive tackle Jake Long and wide receiver Brandon Marshall have been selected to the 2012 AFC Pro Bowl team, with Long earning a starter’s nod and Marshall chosen as a reserve.

Miami LB Taylor to retire after season (AP)

Linebacker Jason Taylor says he'll retire after this season, his 15th in the NFL and his 13th with the Miami Dolphins. Taylor, who made the announcement following practice Wednesday, leads all active players with 139 1/2 sacks, which ranks sixth all-time. He has six fumble returns for touchdowns, an NFL record.

Jason Taylor Announces Retirement

According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel,  Dolphins linebacker Jason Taylor announced on Wednesday that he’ll be retiring after Sunday’s game against the Jets. “Sunday is my last game. I’m going to go ahead and walk away, hopefully healthy,” said Taylor, who has contributed 19 tackles and seven sacks in his role as [...]

Miami Dolphins’ season finale minor compared to offseason plans

The stuff that Todd Bowles is concerned about this week seems on the surface important because a victory against the hated New York Jets is the first thing on his mind. So he’s worried about Jake Long’s health and making sure his replacement is ready. He’s thinking about how to get the Dolphins to play hard because they didn’t do that in the season finale last year. He’s concerned...

Ten Preliminary Thoughts On Jets/Dolphins

Ten preliminary thoughts on the New York Jets week 17 match-up against the Miami Dolphins. Can they at least give themselves a shot to make the playoffs? 1. The sad reality of this game is that since these two teams met back in week 6, Matt Moore has been a better quarterback than Mark Sanchez, Reggie Bush has been a better running back than Shonn Greene, Brandon Marshall has been...

Jason Taylor says he’s done, and won’t change his mind

Don’t expect Jason Taylor to pull a Brett Favre. Taylor, who announced his retirement on Wednesday, said that no matter who the Dolphins’ coach is next year, no one is going to convince him to change his mind and keep playing — and no one could get him to play for any other team next…

Miami Dolphins deal with Jake Long’s battered body

Jake Long, who has battled myriad injuries in the past year and a half, might be out until the start of the 2012 season with a torn biceps.

The New England Patriots sign fullback Lousaka Polite

The Patriots have signed 30-year old fullback Lousaka Polite.  Polite played in 16 games (10 starts) for the Dolphins last year and he carried the ball 26 times for 62 yards (2.4 ypc) with 1 TD run.  He also caught 12 passes for 61 yards (5.1 avg) last year.  Polite has now played in 75 games (27 starts) in his first seven years in the NFL and he has carried the ball 95 times...

Dolphins' Marshall on Revis' 100-yard pick: CB benefited from 'Jordan Rule'

Brandon Marshall says Darrelle Revis benefited from 'the Jordan Rule' on his 100-yard interception return for a touchdown in the New York Jets' win over the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 17.
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